peasecod

[peez-kod]

noun

the pod of the pea.
the front of a 16th-century doublet, quilted or stuffed to form a pointed bulge over the stomach and abdomen.

Nearby words

  1. peasantry,
  2. peasanty,
  3. pease,
  4. pease pudding,
  5. pease-brose,
  6. peasecod breastplate,
  7. peasen,
  8. peashooter,
  9. peasouper,
  10. peat

Origin of peasecod

First recorded in 1325–75, peasecod is from the Middle English word pesecodde. See pease, cod2

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British Dictionary definitions for peasecod

peasecod

peascod

noun

archaic the pod of a pea plant

Word Origin for peasecod

C14: from pease + cod ²

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